Don’t go it alone. Below are a range of emergency, low cost and private practice counselling / support options.
The Mental Health Line is a single number, state -wide 24 hour mental health telephone access service.
Anyone with a mental health issue can use the Mental Health Line to speak with a mental health professional and be directed to the right care for them.
Carers, other health professionals and emergency workers can also use the Mental Health Line for advice about a person’s clinical symptoms, the urgency of the need for care and local treatment options.
Your local GP. Make an appointment talk to them about where you are at, they can help put a support plan in place for you.
Headspace (02) 4929 4201 (for young people and their families). Headspace Newcastle provides information and support regarding a wide range of issues for young people and their families living in the Newcastle, Lake Mac Quarie and Port Stephens areas.
Newcastle Family Support Service: (02) 4926 3577 (For Men and Women who have children under 18)
Nova supports women – (02) 4023 5620 with or without children in Lake Macquarie and the Western suburbs of Newcastle, who are homeless, at risk of homelessness